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Lindsley, James Elliott Collection
late 1920s - late 1940s
Collection contains [James M. Lindsley--home movies], a mix of family events such as vacations, holiday rituals, hunting and fishing trips, and sporting activities. New England scenes include lobster fishing, ferryboats, and a lighthouse at Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, and the ferry at Bucksport, Maine. Significant regional events are included such as the first electric train between Hoboken and Morristown, New Jersey. Also of interest is color footage of Colonial Williamsburg (1930s); scenes of the ruins of the luxury liner "Morro Castle" at Asbury Park, New Jersey; and views of a steamboat on the Hudson River.
James M. Lindsley (1896-1962), James Elliott’s father, shot the films, except possibly for one reel that James Elliott Lindsley shot ca. 1947-1949.
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